“AKGIM Budget Conclave 2018 (ABC-2018), Debate & Poster Making Competition”



AKGIM in association with Business World organized Annual Budget Conclave (ABC-18) under the theme of “Collective Prosperity through Education; Silver Lining for Sustainable Economic Growth” on 8th February, 2018. The objective of this Conclave was to make the students aware about the Annual Budget-2018, presented by our current Finance Minister and Minister of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Arun Jaitley. The chief guest of the programme Mr. Anil Kumar Shukla, Zonal Head, Equitas Bank, emphasized on the contribution of banks in the Annual Budget of the country. Mr. Shukla discussed the importance of banks contribution in the overall development of the economy as it's the banks that supervises majority of the government's projects in India. The key note speaker of the conclave Mr. Anurag Dubey, Manager, HR, CEBS Inc. discussed about the importance of Education in the development of Indian economy. Dr. T.R. Pandey, Director, AKGIM, in his address in the conclave emphasized on the importance of taxation in the Budget for the enhancement of the economy.

The Conclave was followed by Inter-college Debate and Poster making competition for students. The Topic of Debate was “For Economic Growth, Education plays a vital Role” and the Theme for Poster making was “Education, Key to Economic Growth”.This time the poster making was made digital. Competition got overwhelming response from various institutes like ITS Ghaziabad, ABES Ghaziabad, IMR Ghaziabad, INMANTEC Ghaziabad, Hi-Tech Ghaziabad etc. to name a few. Ms. Prerna of AKGIM, Ghaziabad stood First in debate competition followed by Ms. Disha Gupta of AKGIM, Ghaziabad who stood Second in competition. While in poster making competition the winning team comprised of Ms. Surbhi Chauhan & Ms. Tina Parashar of ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad and First-runner up was Ms. Akriti Gupta of IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad.